Black Moon Rising (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)
Directed by Harley Cokeliss
Don Keith Opper
Brand New 2K Restoration of the film from the Original 35mm interpositive! When master thief Sam Quint (Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive, Blown Away, The Park Is Mine) is hired by the government to steal top-secret data from a crime organization, he hides the stolen data in the experimental supercar, The Black Moon. But when the car is then stolen by high-tech auto thief Nina (Linda Hamilton, The Terminator), Quint must pull off the most daring heist of all: break into an impenetrable skyscraper and steal it back. With time running out and all sides closing in, Quint and Nina take The Black Moon on one final ride towards a shattering climax of sky-high suspense. Screenplay by legendary filmmaker John Carpenter (Escape from New York), Desmond Nakano (American Me) and William Gray (An Eye for an Eye), from a story by Carpenter. Top-notch direction by Harley Cokliss (Malone) with a rousing score by Lalo Schifrin (Prime Cut). The all-star cast includes Robert Vaughn (Bullitt), Richard Jaeckel (The Dirty Dozen), Lee Ving (The Taking of Beverly Hills), Bubba Smith (Police Academy), William Sanderson (Blade Runner), Keenan Wynn (Dr. Strangelove), Nick Cassavetes (The Wraith) and Don Keith Opper (Android).
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Audio Commentary by Lee Gambin, author of Show Me: The Making of Christine
Black Moon Ascending: Interview with director Harley Cokeliss
Thief in The Night: Producing Black Moon Rising: Interview with producer Douglas Curtis
Sound of Speed: Composing Black Moon Rising - Interview with composer Lalo Schifrin and film music historian Daniel Schweiger
Carpenter’s Craft: A video essay on co-writer John Carpenter’s screenwriting career by author and critic Troy Howarth
Making Black Moon Rising: An archival documentary featuring behind-the-scenes footage and cast and crew interviews
Alternative Hong Kong version scenes, a presentation of selected scenes from the Hong Kong theatrical version with a different score and sound effects
Uncompressed PCM 2.0 stereo audio and alternative 5.1 DTS-HD MA soundtrack
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